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Organic Chemistry (Substance Preparation) Sample Search

Search Topic:

Find references about the preparation of frontalin.

Strategy:

  1. Find the Registry Number for frontalin
  2. Key terms
  3. Registry Number with P suffix (meaning preparation)

Teaching Points:

Registry File:

CA File:

Search Strategy Table

Search Steps Set Number Number of Documents
file reg
e frontalin/cn
s e3 L1 1
d L1 ide 1
file ca
s L1/p L2 57
d L2 ibib 1
s 28401-39-0p L3 56
s L2 not L3 L4 1
d L4 ibib 1
log y

Sample Search

Use Registry File to Find Registry Number

=> fil reg

FILE 'REGISTRY' ENTERED AT 17:36:18 ON 04 JUN 96 USE IS SUBJECT 
TO THE TERMS OF YOUR CUSTOMER AGREEMENT COPYRIGHT (C) 
1996 American Chemical Society (ACS)

STRUCTURE FILE UPDATES:  31 MAY 96   HIGHEST RN 176894-09-0
DICTIONARY FILE UPDATES:  3 JUN 96   HIGHEST RN 176894-09-0

TSCA INFORMATION NOW CURRENT THROUGH DECEMBER 1995

Expand in the chemical name (cn) index

=> e frontalin/cn

E1           1     FRONSOLVE 113/CN
E2           1     FRONSOLVE AD 9/CN
E3           1 --> FRONTALIN/CN
E4           1     FRONTALIN-.ALPHA.-PINENE MIXTURE/CN
E5           1     FRONTALIN-CAMPHENE-.ALPHA.-PINENE 
MIXTURE/CN
E6           1     FRONTALIN-TRANS-VERBENOL-.ALPHA.-PINENE 
MIXT./CN
E7           1     FRONTALURE/CN
E8           1     FRONTALURE 33/CN
E9           1     FRONTAZIL/CN
E10          1     FRONTIER/CN    
E11          1     FROODITE/CN
E12          1     FROODITE (BI2PD)/CN

Choose “frontalin” as a chemical name (in the cn index)

=> s e3

L1           1 FRONTALIN/CN

Display answer 1 of set L1 in the IDE format

=> d L1 ide 1

L1   ANSWER 1 OF 1  REGISTRY  COPYRIGHT 1996 ACS
RN   28401-39-0  REGISTRY
CN   6,8-Dioxabicyclo[3.2.1]octane, 1,5-dimethyl-, (1S)- 
(8CI, 9CI)  (CA INDEX NAME)
OTHER NAMES:
CN   (-)-(1S,5R)-Frontalin
CN   (-)-Frontalin
CN   (1S)-1,5-Dimethyl-6,8-dioxabicyclo[3.2.1]octane
CN   (S)-(-)-Frontalin
CN     Frontalin
FS   STEREOSEARCH
DR   57917-95-0, 22625-04-3, 22625-18-9
MF   C8 H14 O2
CI   COM
LC   STN Files:   BEILSTEIN*, BIOBUSINESS, BIOSIS, CA, CABA, 
CAPLUS, CASREACT, CHEMINFORMRX, CIN, CJACS, CSCHEM, 
DDFU, DRUGU, EMBASE, IFICDB, IFIPAT, IFIUDB, NAPRALERT, 
PROMT, RTECS*, SPECINFO, TOXLINE, TOXLIT, USPATFULL 
 (*File contains numerically searchable property data) DES  *


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STEREO DIAGRAM AVAILABLE WITH GRAPHICS TERMINAL 
OR OFFLINE PRINT
156 REFERENCES IN FILE CA (1967 TO DATE)
4 REFERENCES TO NON-SPECIFIC DERIVATIVES IN FILE CA
156 REFERENCES IN FILE CAPLUS (1967 TO DATE)

Use the CA file to find articles now that the Registry number has been identified.

=> file ca

FILE 'CA' ENTERED AT 19:20:57 ON 28 MAY 96
USE IS SUBJECT TO THE TERMS OF YOUR CUSTOMER AGREEMENT
COPYRIGHT (C) 1996 AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY (ACS)

FILE COVERS 1967 - 23 May 1996 (960523/ED)  VOL 124 ISS 22

Search L1 for the Registry Number (included deleted numbers) for Frontalin. Adding /p limits the search to preparation of Frontalin

=> s L1/p

L2          57 L1/P

Display the indented bibliographic information (ibib) for the first record of set 2 (L2)

=> d L2 ibib 1

L2   ANSWER 1 OF 57  CA  COPYRIGHT 1996 ACS

ACESSION NUMBER:   124:201822  CA
TITLE:             Asymmetric synthesis using a chirality of 
                   diene(tricarbonyl) iron complex and 
                   application to synthesis of biologically 
                   active substances
AUTHOR:            Yoshiji; Takeuchi, Jun; Ueda,  
                   Shigeo; Nakamoto, Takahisa; Morio,  
                   Ken-ichirou; Matsui, Eiki; Iwata, Chuzo
CORPORATE SOURCE:  Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences,  
                   Osaka University, Japan
SOURCE:            Tennen Yuki Kagobutsu Toronkai Koen  
                   3Yoshishu (1995), 7th, 583-8 CODEN: TYKYDS
DOCUMENT TYPE:     Journal
LANGUAGE:          Japanese

Registry Numbers can also be searched directly in the CA file. Note that it produces one less source.

=> s 28401-39-0p

L3          56 28401-39-0P

This selects the source missing when the Registry number was searched directly in the CA file

=> s L2 not L3

L4           1 L2 NOT L3

This displays the bibliography of answer 1 to search L4

=> d L4 ibib 1

L4   ANSWER 1 OF 1  CA  COPYRIGHT 1996 ACS

ACCESSION NUMBER:  83:131505  CA
TITLE:             Pheromone synthesis.  V.  Synthesis of   
                   optically active forms of frontalin.   
                   Pheromone of Dendroctonus bark beetles
AUTHOR:            Mori, K.
CORPORATE SOURCE:  Dep. Agric. Chem., Univ. Tokyo, Tokyo, 
                   Japan
SOURCE:            Tetrahedron (1975), 31(11-12), 1381-4  
                   CODEN:TETRAB
DOCUMENT TYPE:     Journal
LANGUAGE:          English

Log off in one step

=> log y
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